At present the total area under food crops
has reached about 60%, which was 76.8% in 2000-01, i.e.
If the intense bioactivity in the rhizosphere is the key to fertility, imagine the contribution of closely planted cover crops with vastly more root mass than more widely spaced food crops
All these efforts are being made in Uganda to save Uganda's food crops
, and are being carried out by Ugandans themselves.
The selection of explanatory variables allows us to isolate the effects of changes in the climatic variables on food crop
yield per hectare and thus productivity.
Scientists in ARS's Crop Improvement and Protection Research Unit at Salinas, California, conduct field trials of pesticides applied on a wide range of food crops
, from baby greens, fresh peas, and strawberries to herbs, such as basil, coriander, and dill.
Historically, women in developing societies have been principally concerned with food crop
"The costs of food crop
exposures to air pollution are largely hidden from the consumer in the wealthier nations like the U.S.," explained Chameides, "because these countries control food supplies and prices through policies that limit national surpluses."
A registered food crop
dealer will not move or cause to be moved any consignment of food produce in excess of five metric tonnes from one county to another without a valid certificate of produce.
As many as 200 people including farmers, cotton growers, ginners, scientists, field extension workers of the agriculture department of the provincial governments are likely to attend the day-long event to learn the use of organic fertilizers for the production of nutritious staple food crops
like cotton, wheat, rice, sugarcane and maize.
Infact, Bt Brinjal was rejected for commercial approval in India in 2010 as it's a food crop
and care needs to be taken.
The cover crops will grow slowly under the existing canopy; then come on strong when the food crop
has been removed.
Some of the shortcomings in harnessing these neglected food crop
species to feed the world's poor are based on sheer ignorance.